View Full Version : Pancrase Features Barnett, Sinosic And Almeida This Weekend

Curly Howard
08-27-2003, 02:14 PM
from http://www.mmaweekly.com/

Former UFC Champion Josh Barnett, along with UFC veterans Elvis Sinosic and Ricardo Almeida are just a few of the names that will be in action this weekend at the 10th Anniversary Pancrase show.

Sinosic posted an interested fact on the Underground this week as he gets ready to face another Octagon Veteran in Pancrase Star Sanae Kikuta.

"What you may not know is that Kikuta debuted in MMA on a RINGS card in '97, the same card that I debuted in Japan (against Tamura). "

This will be one of several anticpated fights that will also inculde the return of Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos.

Complete Card:
Card Subject To Change

Pancrase rules:
Josh Barnett vs. Yuki Kondo
Elvis Sinosic vs. Sanae Kikuta
Nilson de Castro vs. Akihiro Gono
Evangelista 'Cyborg' Santos vs. Yuki Sasaki
Crosley Gracie vs. Kiuma Kunioku
Ricardo Almeida vs. Kazuo Misaki
Osami Shibuya vs. Tohru Yano

Catch wrestling rules:
Minoru Suzuki vs. Takashi Iizuka

In other Pancrase news there was also an announcement made yesterday on the official site that Ikuhisa Minowa has decided to take leave from the Pancrase Organization. Minowa is reportedly going to continue with intensive training in Japan for the next year to improve his overall skill level and may possibly return to compete in future Pancrase events.

ronnie dobbs
08-27-2003, 02:51 PM
barnett is the man and needs to come back to the ufc and reclaim his belt. maybe elvis won't get cut in this fight and lose by doctor stoppage but i see him still losing.

08-27-2003, 04:11 PM
Ricardo all the way

08-27-2003, 05:22 PM

computer fogie
08-27-2003, 06:01 PM
Kondo over Barnett? KONDO over BARNETT?! Diggler, 'splain this.

08-27-2003, 06:33 PM
Lol..I think Diggler was just bull****tin'...right? I mean, Barnett outweighs Kondo by a ton and he's just too ****ing skilled for him.

I'm interested in how "Cyborg" is going to do. I heard that guy rocks.

08-27-2003, 08:39 PM
Come on Elvis, I know you can win